The week in photos 22/7/11
A look at the week's most striking photos from across the globe
A pair of twin boys had to be rescued by firefighters after becoming trapped on a window grid in Yulin, southern China's Guangxi Province. The two young boys climbed out of the window onto the grid after being left home alone while their parents went to work
Here a leopard attacks a forest guard at Prakash Nagar village near Salugara, on the outskirts of Siliguri, India. The animal had strayed into the village area and mauled several villagers, including three guards, before being caught by forest officials, according to news reports.
Offering vast views across London, this art installation from creative minds Bompass and Parr has made it possible to sail across Selfridges’ rooftop. The ‘Voyage of Discovery’ exhibition is open until this Sunday and includes a waterfall, dyed green water and 12 small sailing boats
Russian military have implemented a plan to fool enemy forces by constructing life-size inflatable replicas of fighting fleet. It is hoped that these distractions will be able to decieve satellite scopes and thermal imagery.
In what was another convincing deception this week, an American blogger spotted that this Apple store in Kunming, China is not in fact genuine. After realising that the iconic Apple logo was not as it should be she also noted that the store was not listed on the tech giant's website. Staff 'all genuinely think they work for Apple' according to the blogger, BirdAbroad
Green algae continues to spread in waters off China's east coastline, this time swamping Qindao's popular beachside. Although the green algae is not poisonous, it can hinder fisheries industry and tourism in affected area
Previously unseen photos of The Beatles went on auction this week and managed to sell for an astonishing £224,000. Photographer Mike Mitchell snapped the fab four when he was just 18, restoring the photos from February 1964 for a handsome windfall